Elements of Algebra: Geometry, Numbers, Equations

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Algebra is abstract mathematics - let us make no bones about it - yet it is also applied mathematics in its best and purest form. It is not abstraction for its own sake, but abstraction for the sake of efficiency, power and insight. Algebra emerged from the struggle to solve concrete, physical problems in geometry, and succeeded after 2000 years of failure by other forms of mathematics. It did this by exposing the mathematical structure of geometry, and by providing the tools to analyse it. This is typical of the way ...

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Elements of Algebra: Geometry, Numbers, Equations
2010, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781441928399

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Elements of Algebra: Geometry, Numbers, Equations
2001, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387942902

1994 edition

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